Ireland is an incredibly beautiful country with warm Irish hospitality, great fisheries and outstanding guides (ghillies). Join Barry & Cathy Beck on the Emerald Isle, June 20 – 30, 2017 for three days in the southeastern part of the island. Fish for wild brown trout followed by three days of chasing Atlantic salmon at Ballynahinch Castle. This is also an excellent destination for non-anglers with a private driver and coach available to explore the historic towns of Ireland.
Three days of fishing for wild brown trout on the Suir, Nire and Tar Rivers. Transfer to Connemara with sightseeing and a lunch stop in Galway. Three days at Ballynahinch Castle, a world-renowned salmon and sea trout fishery. The trip ends with a farewell dinner and tour of Dublin.
Stay at The Hotel Minella in superior rooms overlooking the river. Ballynahinch Castle Hotel is a private 450 acre estate where you will stay in luxury rooms. Accommodations in Dublin are at The Merrion Hotel in superior rooms in the garden wing overlooking the 18th century-style gardens.
$5,600 per person based on double occupancy and shared guide.
$7,600 per person based on single occupancy and private guide.
$4,150 per person based on double occupancy and non-fishing.
You’ll have a meet and greet airport service along with private coach/driver throughout trip. Spend four nights at Hotel Minella, four nights at Ballynahinch Castle, one night at The Merrion Hotel. Enjoy three days of fishing with Clonanav Fly Fishing with permits and licenses, three days of fishing from Ballynahinch, all meals for fishermen and applicable taxes are included.
Airline transportation, beverages, gratuities, sightseeing entrance fees, tackle purchases and any items of a personal nature are not included. Lunch is not included for non-fishers on sightseeing days.
Longtime Frontiers trip hosts and photographers, the Becks travel far and wide to follow their love for fly fishing and nature photography. Based in Pennsylvania, Barry and Cathy write books, host fly fishing departures, lead African photo safaris, and operate a stock photography business. The Becks are well-known in the fishing, photography, and travel industries, and possess a stellar reputation for their skill, knowledge, and expertise born out of a 20 year career.
Their most recent books include Cathy Beck’s Fly Fishing Handbook, now in its third edition; Fly Waters Near and Far, a coffee table book of photographs, and a soon-to-be-released book on Alaska.